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Article posted: 11/15/2012 6:00 AM

'Karenina' stunning visually, but emotionally stilted

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Keira Knightley stars in Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina."

National Geographic photographer James Balog surveys the state of a vanishing glacier in Greenland during the shooting of "Chasing Ice."

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Former stand-up comedian Chris Tucker, right, stars in "Silver Linings Playbook" with Bradley Cooper and Jacki Weaver.

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Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel "Anna Karenina" is a visual treat, but it doesn't let viewers emotionally connect. The global warming documentary "Chasing Ice" doesn't have much new to say, but it says it in a new way. Plus, Dann interviews Chris Tucker, co-star of the new comic domestic drama "The Silver Linings Playbook."
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    • Keira Knightley stars in Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina."
    • National Geographic photographer James Balog surveys the state of a vanishing glacier in Greenland during the shooting of "Chasing Ice."
    • Former stand-up comedian Chris Tucker, right, stars in "Silver Linings Playbook" with Bradley Cooper and Jacki Weaver.
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